Therapy vs Coaching

“…therapy is about uncovering and recovering, while coaching is about discovering…”

Mariann Hornyák

Consultations or Coaching, Therapy or Coaching, Counselling or Therapy and then Mediation and Support groups and Advisory firms and so on ….wordle

Many of us feel often confused when these terms are not used correctly or when we do not  know what they really cover.

To understand the difference between Coaching and Consultancy, I give you a simple example.

A coach will ask you many powerful questions and you figure out the answer. A consultant will give you advice, options and solutions, so you get the answer. For me it does not really make sense to give you an answer without you having a question at ready. This is why I always start my session with coaching questions. So we actually have questions to answer. Then we move on to the solutions. This is why MH Consulting is not simply coaching or not simply consulting. It is a combination of…

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